Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Pay by Friday, May 10 for early bird rate.
Tuesday, April 16
The West Caldwell Pool Utility is now accepting badge applications for the 2013 season, which opens Memorial Day weekend and lasts through Labor Day weekend. Badges allow access to the township's two facilities, Cedar Street and Westville. Membership rates remain flat from last year, Councilman Joseph Cecere, chairperson of the West Caldwell Pool Utility, said Tuesday. A family membership for West Caldwell is $390 when paid by Friday, May 10, and $425 after that date. Family memberships for residents of Caldwell, Roseland and Essex Fells are $475 when paid by May 10, and $510 after that date. Memberships are also available to couples, singles, senior citizens and seasonal residents/sitters. Cecere said an additional membership category …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Township soliciting quotes for a concessions stand operator for Cedar Street and Westville Pools. Would you like to see Hollywood Pizza return?
Friday, February 1
West Caldwell is soliciting quotations from vendors interested in operating the concessions stands at the township's two pools, according to an announcement posted on www.westcaldwell.com. The township is looking for the vendor who is willing to pay the highest fee for the opportunity to run the snack bars at Cedar Street and Westville pools. The vendor must provide a proposed menu along with prices, and agree to a number of rules. For instance, the snack bars must be open whenever the pools are and have a manager at least 21 year of age present at all times at each location. The deadline for submitting quotations is Wednesday, March 6, at 10 a.m. A link to the application can be found here. In 2012, the concessions were awarded to …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Township is creating committee to advise on future of two pools.
Wednesday, January 16
The Township of West Caldwell seeks residents interested in participating in a Citizens Group which will advise on the future of the township's two pools. Councilman Joe Cecere said at Tuesday night's council meeting that five residents are needed to volunteer on the committee. The group will meet regularly over the next few years to help inform decisions and plan how to best utilize Westville and Cedar Street pools. Anyone interested in participating on the committee, should contact town hall at 973-226-2300. The township's governing body has been discussing for some time how to make the most of the two pools and their properties. Membership to West Caldwell pools is open to town residents as well as residents of Caldwell and Roseland.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Four women had pocketbooks stolen from cars at Westville Pool Friday.
The West Caldwell Police have no leads so far in their investigation of Friday’s multiple car burglaries at a town pool parking lot. One of the four victims who had her purse stolen from the Westville Pool lot said she had hidden her handbag under the passenger seat of her Lincoln MKX. The woman, who asked that her name not be used, said by Monday morning she had already cancelled her credit cards, obtained a new driver’s license, changed her car locks and repaired the broken window. The four women had their pocketbooks stolen from four separate cars between 1:45 and 3:15 p.m., according to police. The passenger car windows were broken in all cases in order to snatch the pocketbooks, each containing cash, credit cards and other valuables. …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
West Caldwell Police investigating multiple car burglaries.
Several women had their purses stolen while they were parked at a West Caldwell town pool Friday afternoon. The burglar or burglars smashed the windows of four cars parked at the Westville Pool between 1:45 and 3:15 p.m., according to the West Caldwell Police. A pocketbook was nabbed from each of the cars. The purses contained cash, credit cards, driver’s licenses and other personal items, police said. The victims are women from West Caldwell, Roseland, Fairfield and East Hanover. All four cars were parked in the same area of the Westville Avenue lot. Police said a local church group that had been handing out flyers in the lot Friday was investigated but no connection was found to the car burglaries. The burglaries remain under …
Friday, May 4, 2012
West Caldwell governing body wants to determine future of pool first; impending 2012 budget reduced to 0% increase.
At a meeting where the pool snack bar concessions contract was awarded, the West Caldwell Council decided to stop another contract for improvements to the Westville Pool. Improvements were to be funded from a $73,000 grant from Essex County plus additional township funds of $20,000. The original grant, awarded in October 2010, was given to municipalities to make public entrances more accessible for the disabled. The contract, to have been awarded to A & A Curbing, Inc., would have eliminated barriers in the Westville Pool parking lot. While the resolution was listed on the agenda for the council's Tuesday night meeting, Councilman Thomas O'Hern, chair of the Public Works Committee, recommended rejecting all bids. Before voting on this, …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
West Caldwell Council going out for second round of bids after expressing dissatisfaction with past vendor.
The West Caldwell Council tabled a resolution awarding the 2012 pool concession stand contract to Bagelwich Bagels and Deli citing dissatisfaction with the vendor's past performance. Bagelwich, one of two bidders and the only bidder to satisfy the bid requirements, was criticized based on past performance at the town's two pools, Cedar Street and Westville. The council decided to go out for a second round of bids. "I hate to vote down resolutions," West Caldwell Council President Stan Hladik said. Hladik said he was not happy with Bagelwich's service in previous years, particularly when limited staff resulted in long lines during peak hours. Both Recreation Director Gabe DiMasi and Councilman Dominic Aiello, chairman of the Recreation …